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Moosehead II Steamboat, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1914

Contributed by Moosehead Historical Society

This image shows the Moosehead II Steamboat towing boom of logs on Moosehead Lake. the Moosehead II was built by Major Benjamin S. Bigney in 1854 and operated by the Moosehead Lake Navigation Company until they sold it to the Coburn Steamboat Company in April of 1900.

The Moosehead II was 96 feet long, propellar driven with a pain compound engine. she traveled at 14 knots per hour and had the longest service of all the Moosehead Lake steamboats.

Other Information


  • Title: Moosehead II Steamboat, Moosehead Lake, ca. 1914
  • Creation Date: circa 1914
  • Subject Date: circa 1914
  • Town: Greenville
  • County: Piscataquis
  • State: ME
  • Media: photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 15.2 x 20.3
  • Local Code: 2013.6.0001 Moosehead Steamboat towing boom
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Moosehead Historical Society
PO Box 1116, Greenville, ME 04441
(207) 695-2909
http://www.mooseheadhistory.org

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